Newfoundland and Labrador Wildlife Federation President Ward Samson discusses Spruce Budworm

Please check out this link to the Commentary by Ward Samson on Spruce Budworm
Pesticide Applicability

Public Forum May 13, 2014 7:00 – 9:00 pm
St Theresa’s Parish Hall, 120 Mundy Pond Rd, St John’s, NL

Agenda

6:30pm Meet and Greet at Hall /set up for public meeting.

7:00pm Host – Greg Malone. Introduces Speakers. Overview of CAP-NL, pesticide use and why we in NL should be concerned about our toxic load.

7:10pm 1st speaker, Pesticides – Dr. Atanu Sarkar, MB BS, MCH, Ph.D , MES, Faculty of Medicine, MUN. Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health.

7:20pm 2nd speaker, Toxic Chemicals – Dr. Cora Young, B.Sc., Ph.D., Dept. Chemistry, MUN..

7:30pm Comments, questions from audience and forum discussion regarding how to better protect the health of families, communities and the environment from toxic substances.

8:20pm Closing remarks – Kenny Mutchie Bennett, First Nations Cultural Leader

8:30 – 9:00 CAP-NL AGM. New members welcome.

NOTE: There are at the Forum:
– Petitions to sign, as well as petitions available to anyone who wants to collect more signatures.
– A CAP NL Position Paper will be available to read. Also available on website.
– Info sheet of email addresses and telephone numbers for Ministers of Environment and Health, MHAs and the local call-in radio shows.

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